Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this short, 4-hour micro-credential, learners will be able to describe the different needs and elements required in grant and funding applications. They will engage in scenario-based learning to apply what they are learning to effectively seek government-related grants.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:st

  • Describe the different elements that are required in grant and funding applications through the Government of Canada and the Ontario Governmentt

  • Estimate the different costs and needs you would include in a grant application for a specific project

  • Draft a pitch proposal outlining the goals and outcomes that could be sent to a potential grantmaker

  • Determine which questions to ask potential grantmakers once you have made contact with them

  • Recognize how to address grantmakers of changes and conflicts that may occur during the development stages of a project

  • Determine the next steps in your stewardship responsibility once a funded project is complete

  • Discuss why the next steps in your stewardship responsibility are essential and impactful for current and future grants


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEA) Statement

    3. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    4. Before we begin...

    5. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    6. Learner Resources and Supports

    7. Technology Requirements

    8. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    9. Navigation

    10. Learner Introductions

    11. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    12. Technical Discussion Forum

    13. Frequently Asked Questions

    14. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Overview

    3. Learning Outcomes & Goals

    4. Modes of Learning

    1. Resources

    1. Grant Types and Sources

    2. Discussion Forum: Grant Types Scenario

    1. Grantseeking Process

    2. Discussion Forum: Grantseeking Process Scenario

    1. Grantmakers' Motivation

    2. Discussion Forum: Grantmakers Reflection

About this course

  • $99.99